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Making the most of the NDIS: short workshops Hervey Bay

February 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop series overview

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland.

These sessions are part of a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

You can register for one, some or all of the workshops in the series. People who have attended a Taking Charge of Change workshop are welcome to attend. Places are limited.


There will be two short sessions going for 2.5 hours each. People can register to attend one session or both.

 9:00am – 11:30am  The NDIS – Understanding Supports

 People who have attended a Getting Informed session or Taking Charge of Change workshop can start to identify the funded supports needed to complement and strengthen the informal, community and mainstream supports that help create and sustain a good life. How can you blend funded NDIS support with natural supports that come from family, friends and community?

12:30pm – 3:00pm  The NDIS – Getting Informed

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready.

A light lunch will be provided for people who register for both sessions.

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Other Workshops in this series

There will be workshops in Maryborough the day before and you are welcome to attend. You can find more information and register for these workshops here.

The NDIS – Getting Informed – 9:00am-11:30am Tuesday 9th February, Maryborough

The NDIS – Starting to Plan  – 12:30pm-3:00am Tuesday 9th February, Maryborough


Who should attend?

This workshop is for people with a disability, families and their close friends who are interested in hearing about the NDIS and exploring what they can do to be ready for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. 


Our presenters

One of our team of experienced presenters will deliver this workshop.  You can see the full list of our presenters here.

Each member of our team has many years of experience working with people with a disability and their families.  Some of our team also have family members who have a disability and will share from personal experience.


Assistance to attend

Image - Phone 07 38442211 to arrange for an interpreter or other assistance in attending

It is important to CRU that we make our events accessible to all attendees.  We ask that you let us know if there is anything we can do to assist you to fully participate in this event.

This may range from support for people with visual and hearing impairments, physical support needs, English as a second language and particular dietary requirements. You can provide this information at the bottom of the registration form and if required someone from CRU will contact you for further information.

Contact CRU if you need assistance to attend or participate in this event and you can’t register online, by calling CRU on 07 3844 2211.

Community Resource Unit Inc.

CRU has a 28 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community.  


Funded by the Queensland GovernmentThis is an NDIS Participant Readiness activity funded by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.

The cost of attending this event is covered by this funding.  There are no charges for attendees.


February 10, 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Community Resource Unit Ltd.
07 3844 2211


Hervey Bay R.S.L
11 Torquay Road
Hervey Bay, QLD 4655 AU
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